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Homework--Monday, January 16th 'Ice' Day-Government

Only do this is we have no school on Monday. This is a study guide to get ready for our test.

 

Government Study Guide Test #6

1)      Which French constitution held an idealistic view of human nature and lasted only three years?

  2)      Who is the head of the Senate?

 3)      Define pocket veto.

 4)      Define naturalization.

 5)      What has grown out of the president’s responsibility to see that constitutional laws are implementd and programs administered?

 6)      What is a gridlock?

 7)      Who added the words “so help me God” to the presidential oath?

 8)      Define gerrymandering.

 9)      Define lame duck.

 10)  Which country has the oldest written constitution still in effect today?

 11)  Which Supreme Court case expanded the Third and Fourth Amendments to imply a right to privacy as one of American citizens’ fundamental rights?

 12)  Which president served more than the two-term set by George Washington?

 13)  Who was the first vice president to assume the presidency after the death of a president?

 14)  What article of the Constitution makes provision for amending the document?

 15)  What is the only amendment to the Constitution to be ratified by state conventions?

 16)  Which Supreme Court case established the right of judicial review?

 17)  How many amendments have actually been ratified?

 18)  Which branch of government makes the laws?

 19)  Define popular sovereignty.

 20)  Define libel.

 21)  Define franchise.

 22)  What are the first ten amendments called?

 23)  What are the two ways constitutional amendments can be proposed?

 24)  Which amendments do the following describe?

a.       Abolished slavery

 

b.      Gave eighteen-year-olds the vote

 

c.       Guarantees freedom of speech, press, religion, assembly, and petition

 

d.      Limits the president to two terms or no more than ten years in office

 

e.       Provides the clearest constitutional statement of the principle of federalism

 

f.       Prohibits cruel and unusual punishment

 

g.      Guarantees the right to bear arms

 

h.      Gave women the vote

 Essay Questions:

 25)  List and define the six basic principles of the Constitution.

  

Published Friday, January 13, 2017 6:31 PM by Kelley Bergman

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